On the way home : Lingering Look at Windows

Only 3 kilometres along the coast from Trial Bay gaol is the charming little seaside town of South West Rocks. Our friends put it as a “must see” and recommended we definitely should visit it.

After the walk to the lighthouse and being immersed in gaol life all morning the time had flown round to 3-30pm, coffee time. First priority was to find some where open. A local bakery is always a good choice. We made it just as they were closing but they made a good coffee and we chose one of their home-made meat pies to sustain us.

I think we must’ve been all “photo’d” out. Do you ever get like that?  As walking around the small shopping area we just looked and didn’t take any photos. Then I spotted some windows and had to snap them. So here are a few window photos.

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I rather like this colour combination.

Then we walked round the corner and down to the beach. This apartment block was all windows.

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When we turned round it was just WOW what a view they have.

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With views like this my photography mojo was turned back on.

What a great place to sit and contemplate or meditate

What a great place to sit and contemplate or meditate

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I tried to catch that magical effect of the sun sparkling like diamonds on the ocean. I vaguely remember reading some where that there is a special expression used to describe this and it has a calming effect on the mind. Can any one out there tell me what it is?

It was a beautiful moment watching the swimmers enjoying the ocean.

So ends another interesting day, not many more days before we will be heading home to the Goldcoast.

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G’day Dawn. I’m sneaking in a second post about windows this week.

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9 thoughts on “On the way home : Lingering Look at Windows

  1. Pingback: We’re Home… | gypsy life

  2. I have said that I will never live in a flat again, but if I had a view like this one I might change my mind. I have heard of sun sparkling on water as sun glitter, and that you need to be careful looking at it, but don’t know anything about it calming the mind. I believe that just being near water has that effect. A sense of well-being. Have a good weekend PP and Jack.
    Jude xx

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    • I’m not sure if I could live in a flat Jude I think I would miss my garden…
      Yes I also read the glitter can damage your eyes. and I agree just the sound of water flowing or surf pounding is soothing. Hope you enjoy your weekend too. I am going to the local farmers market when I have chatted to my community… 🙂

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  3. Wow, great pictures for being all photo’d out!

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  4. Wonderful architecture photos and stunning rocks on the beach!

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  5. Charm! Charm! Charm! Everywhere you go in Oz~

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